Franciscan Spirit Magazine

A Golden Anniversary for Peru Ministry

In 1964 Pope Paul IV asked religious orders to include the predominately Catholic territory of Latin America in their work. After much discussion, research and prayer, the Sisters of St. Francis in Syracuse opted to open a school in Paramonga, a town 110 miles northwest of Lima, Peru. The school opened in 1967, marking the [...]

Franciscan Spirit – The Francis Factor, Winter 2016

Franciscan Spirit magazine reflects what it means to live the Gospel as Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities in our everyday lives. The spirit of Franciscan life is best described as: a joyful attitude, simplicity of heart, giving praise and thanks and greeting all with peace. Our hope is that concepts like these [...]